Archive for March 31st, 2015

Unemployment for blacks has not improved very much.

Black Unemployment Remains Higher than Pre-Recession Levels in 28 States

Black unemployment remains higher than pre-recession levels in 28 states although the jobless rates for whites, Hispanics and Asians have fallen to just above their pre-recession levels, the Economic Policy Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank, recently reported. “While the national white and Hispanic unemployment rates were each within 1 percentage point or their pre-recession levels in the fourth quarter […]

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Father's Day Rally  for Prostate Cancer

African-American Churches Will Offer Prostate Cancer Screening

The Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) has scheduled its 7th annual Father’s Day Rally Against Prostate Cancer in which the Quincy, Mass.-based organization will partner with African-American churches nationwide to raise awareness about the often deadly disease. The network will host a prostate health educational symposium on April 25 at Carver Memorial Presbyterian Church in Newport News, Va. On June […]

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100 Black Men of America Conference will be held in Houston

100 Black Men of America Inc. will hold its 29th annual conference June 3-7 in Houston at the Hilton Americas Hotel. The convention will host an opening ceremony town hall, workshops, computer labs, fitness sessions, a gala and a concert. Individuals can register online at 100 Black Men of America

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Trevor Noah

Will South African Comedian Noah Sail the Daily Show into New Waters?

Comedy Central on Monday named South African comedian Trevor Noah, 31, the new host of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” replacing Stewart. Noah, who joined The Daily Show in 2014 as a contributor, will take over hosting duties later this year. Stewart announced in February that he was leaving the show, which mocks television news, satirizes both politicians and […]

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